The BJP on August 17, announced the first lists of candidates for Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh due later this year. This is the first time the BJP has announced the names of candidates even before the Election Commission of India announces the poll dates. The party has announced 21 candidates for the 90-member Chhattisgarh Assembly and 39 for the 230-member Madhya Pradesh House.
Pakistan's ruling coalition has announced that it will be dissolving the government on August 8, 2023. As per local broadcaster, the date for the polling will be announced soon. The five-year constitutional term of the incumbent National Assembly expires on August 12, but the dissolution of the parliament came four days early. Notably, if the president doesn’t approve the recommendation, the National Assembly stands dissolved after 48 hours… read-more
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Amid the counting of votes for the Karnataka Assembly Elections, the Indian National Congress (INC) complaint of EVMs with the Election Commission of India (ECI) saying it has been received from South Africa. However, the ECI dismissed the charges of the Congress. Meanwhile, the voting for assembly elections is underway. As of now, Congress is leading in 117 seats, whereas BJP is leading in 75 Assembly constituencies.
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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its manifesto in poll-bound Karnataka. BJP chief JP Nadda unveiled the manifesto in the presence of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and party veteran BS Yeddyurappa at 11 am at the party headquarters in Bengaluru. Notably, the Karnataka elections are scheduled to be held in May 10. The major parties in the fray are the Indian National Congress (INC) and BJP.
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Delhi CM and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) President Arvind Kejriwal, along with Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, is scheduled to visit Gujarat. During the two-day visit, the duo will address a town hall meeting in Himmatnagar, on August 22 and a meeting in Bhavnagar on August 23. " Like Delhi, Gujarat will also have good schools, good hospitals, and Mohalla clinics," said Kejriwal ahead of his visit to poll-bound Gujarat.
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Voting has begun for the 25-member Mara Autonomous District Council in Mizoram's Siaha, on May 5. Security has been tightened in the area and strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols are being ensured, said an official. Reportedly, the voting began at 7 am and will go on till 5 pm. Furthermore, 42,342 voters are expected to turn up and decide the fate of 85 candidates.
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A "Neck to neck" fight is taking place in the federal election of Germany on September 26, as it is heading towards the polls. Reportedly, Armin Laschet, Olaf Scholz of SPD, and the Greens' Baerbock are now competing for the post of Chancellor replacing incumbent Angela Merkel. The key factor of the election campaign is Environmental concerns, economic worries, and flood apathy that ravaged parts of Germany.
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During the first phase of West Bengal Assembly polls, the Election Commission has requested to extend the polling time by 30 minutes. Notably, citing the ongoing COVID-19 situation the EC officials has scheduled the voting time from 7AM to 6:30PM. The announcements were revealed by commission as the eastern state heads to conduct Phase-1 election scheduled on March 27. The EC earlier announced Bengal elections to be conducted in eight phases… read-more
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